New York – November 1, 2016 – IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, today announced that LMAX Exchange, the leading Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) for FX and one of the UK’s fastest growing technology companies has joined the IPC FX Hub in the Equinix NY4 data centre.
The IPC FX Hub supports the global foreign exchange markets through data centers in key markets such as London, New York, Tokyo, Singapore, Frankfurt, Moscow, Zurich, Chicago and Hong Kong – all with connectivity to IPC’s vast community of diverse financial market participants and low latency access via IPC’s dark fiber rings to key FX liquidity providers and dealers.
Ralf Duken, Head of Networks & Security of LMAX Exchange, commented: “LMAX Exchange aims to provide its clients with a range of flexible connectivity options. We look forward to working with the IPC FX Hub community in our newly launched New York-based matching engine and continue to provide reliable and consistent, ultra-low latency execution to all our clients.”
“In today’s rapidly evolving FX landscape, broker-dealers and non-dealer financial institutions require reliable, latency-sensitive and secure connectivity to liquidity venues for transparent price discovery and dependable trade execution,” said David Brown, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Financial Markets Network, IPC. “We are delighted to collaborate with LMAX Exchange and empower market participants to generate alpha, mitigate risk, arbitrage and source liquidity in the global currency markets through our FX Hub solution.”
The IPC Financial Markets Network portfolio includes data connectivity solutions consisting of the Connexus Extranet, Connexus Ethernet and Connexus WAN as well as voice solutions consisting of Connexus Voice and Trader Voice services. IPC’s Financial Markets Network interconnects global financial centers and allows access to more than 6,000 market participant locations across 700 cities in more than 60 countries.
IPC is a technology and service leader that powers financial markets globally. We help clients anticipate change and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional service and comprehensive technology. With customers first and always, we collaborate with each to understand their individual needs to help make them secure, productive and compliant within our connected community. Through service excellence, long-developed expertise and a focus on innovation and community, we provide agile and efficient ways for our customers to accelerate their ability to adapt to the ever–changing requirements for advanced data networks, compliance and collaboration with all counter-parties across the financial markets. www.ipc.com
About LMAX Exchange
Recognised as one of the UK’s fastest growing technology firms for three consecutive years (2015, 2014 and 2013 Sunday Times, Tech Track 100), LMAX Exchange is the leading MTF for FX, authorised and regulated by the FCA. Servicing retail brokers, funds, corporates, asset managers and banks, LMAX Exchange delivers a unique vision for global FX trading – a transparent, neutral, level playing field for all market participants, regardless of status, size or activity levels.
The LMAX Exchange OPEN order book is driven by streaming, no ‘Last Look’ limit order liquidity. LMAX Exchange offers a range of key products, including spot FX, precious metals, commodities and equity indices, with complete pre and post-trade transparency and order execution where no ‘last look’ is standard. Orders are executed in strict price/time priority.
LMAX Exchange – the emerging benchmark for global FX.
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